Fall, also known as autumn, is the time of year when people start making their house feel like a home. Bits of nature make their way indoors, simmering pots of soup fill the house with warmth, and couches are turned into fortresses of coziness. To help inspire your own fall decor, here are 8 ideas for turning your house into an autumnal oasis.
1. Hang Wreaths
Wreaths can be used as wall or door decor all year round so long as they are in keeping with the season. Branches, leaves and metallics are all autumnal and make for beautiful fall wreaths.
DIY instructions, here. Created by North Story.
Geometric Wreath by Heart of Home Design.
2. Decorate The Table
Fall brings with it many meals gathered around a cozy table. Make sure your table is fall ready with pumpkins, leaves, branches, and other elements of nature, as well as lots of candles to create an inviting table reflective of the season.
Fall Tablescape by HomeyOhMy
3. Hang A Garland
Like wreaths, garlands can be used for decoration all year round as long as they reflect the current season. Elements, like pine cones, wood beads, twine, and dried leaves, are easy to combine and create a textured fall garland.
DIY instructions, here. Created by Mandi Johnson for A Beautiful Mess.
Autumn Garland by Fariyfolk.
4. Bring The Outdoors In
Twigs, branches, leaves, pinecones, berries, cotton, or anything else you can find in your yard can be brought inside, placed in vases, painted if you wish, and used as simple decor pieces.
DIY instructions, here. Created by The Crafted Life for Poppytalk
Harvest bunch from Crate and Barrel
5. Include Cozy Textiles
As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter, cozying up on the couch surrounded by pillows and blankets is one of the best ways to spend an evening. Adding these elements not only makes your home feel more fall ready, but they’ll also warm up and soften your interior.
The Cream Knotted Throw from Crane and Canopy
Grey Plaid Throw With Orange Edge by Hübsch
6. Use Gourds And Pumpkins
Nothing says “fall” quite like a pumpkin or a gourd. Scattering them along your mantle piece, hanging them from the ceiling, turning them into planters, and positioning them around your front door all add color, texture, and warmth to your spaces and help your home take on the season.
DIY instuctions, here. Created by Fall for DIY
DIY instructions, here. Created by Brittni Mehlhoff for Momtastic.
7. Decorate The Mantle
The mantle above the fireplace is one of the most popular places to decorate in the fall. To complete your own mantle, place vases of flowers, branches and leaves on display, surround family photos with pumpkins, and include a few candles to warm up the space even more.
Styling and photography by Just Destiny
Styling and photography by Nest of Posies.
8. Burn Some Candles
Candles are one of the easiest ways to get in the fall spirit. Scented or unscented, simple candle holders or artistic ones, no matter how you include them in your home, candles cozy up your spaces and welcome the crisp new season.
Tree Branch Candle Holders by Worley’s Lighting.
3-piece roundabout taper candle holder set from CB2